Blog Archives

Oct 15, 2021 08:00am

Religious Rules Ruin Lives

Legalists believe the lost need to change their clothes instead of their hearts.

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Oct 10, 2021 08:00am

That First Gospel Message

The first sin and the first gospel message happened on the same day.

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Oct 08, 2021 08:00am

The Fight Against Sin

The fight against sin is about what you put off and what you put on.

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Sep 26, 2021 08:00am

9/11 Reminders of Good vs. Evil

As we remember, let us praise the Lord that the empty grave defeated death.

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Sep 20, 2021 08:00am

Obedience Noah Style

You can trust Him even when He leads you to do the impossible .

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Sep 12, 2021 08:00am

Do You Need a Face Lift?

In honor of those encouragers in your life, make it a point to life up others as well.

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Sep 11, 2021 08:00am

Criticism then Evaluation

Is it time to consider asking the tough questions about the church you love?

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Sep 10, 2021 08:00am

Here’s What We Believe-Part Two

Foundational truths and practices of the Christian life are being watered down.

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Sep 08, 2021 08:00am

Evangelizing and Disciple Making Central America Style

Discipleship, which includes caring for, counseling, and leading people, is happening globally.

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Sep 06, 2021 08:00am

Labor Day and Rest Day

The Labor Day holiday is meant to celebrate the working, but what about resting?

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Sep 05, 2021 08:00am

Are You a Pursuer or a Floater

Actively seeking a relationship with the God who save you is being light in a dark world.

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Sep 02, 2021 08:00am

3 Marks of the Christian Life

Knowing, understanding, and applying Jesus’ teachings is critical in this age of hypocrisy.

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Aug 31, 2021 08:00am

When Does Discipleship Begin?

Is pre-conversion discipleship a real possibility for disciple makers?

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Aug 10, 2021 08:00am

My Journey to Writing a Christian Fiction Novel, Part 1

Your God-given creative talent will be used by the Lord, so surrender it to Him.

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Aug 08, 2021 08:00am

How to Improve Your Ratings and Reviews

If you’re a Christian, the world judges your authenticity.

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Aug 02, 2021 08:00am

Discipleship: Transformational Teaching

Jesus didn’t say to teach everything; He said to teach people to “observe.”

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Aug 01, 2021 08:00am

Can You Hear His Call?

When God calls your name, are you listening and responding?

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Jul 27, 2021 08:00am

Turn Stress Into Worship

The best plan for your future is to forget about a plan and focus on God’s provision.

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Jul 25, 2021 08:00am

Tame That Fiery Tongue

Words have the power to destroy, so how will you use yours to honor the Lord?

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Jul 21, 2021 08:00am

How is Controlling Your Future Going?

God wants you to focus on today rather than micro-managing your future.

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Jul 15, 2021 08:00am

We Are No Longer Bystanders

God invites us to share in the responsibility of shining the light of his glory.

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Jun 28, 2021 14:00pm

Jump in and Truly Trust

There aren’t many trustworthy things in the world, but God sent his Son to be one of them.

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Jun 23, 2021 08:00am

Self Care Begins With Friend Care

How do we make the most of the friendships God has so generously given us?

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Jun 17, 2021 08:00am

Jesus Said Go and Disciple

Believers are called to be faithful to give to others what has been invested in us.

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Jun 10, 2021 08:00am

Most Important Question of Your Life

There’s nothing a human can do to enter heaven. It’s just a gift you willingly accept.

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Jun 02, 2021 08:00am

Is it Time to Hit the Recharge Button?

Larry Barker
healthy church podcast

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Jun 01, 2021 08:00am

If You’re a Christian, You’re a Missionary

Leaving, embracing and invading is exactly what Jesus did, and we should do as well.

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Apr 23, 2021 08:00am

7 Steps to Determine Your Church’s Vision – Part Two

A vision statement should reflect your current ministries and the ministries you intend to implement.

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Apr 22, 2021 08:00am

7 Steps to Determine Your Church’s Vision-Part One

God has a specific plan for a specific church in a specific place at a specific time.

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Mar 29, 2021 08:00am

The Cost of Making Disciples

Disciple making is a commitment to open up your life to another person.

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Feb 09, 2021 08:00am

9 Reasons You Should Read the Bible RIGHT NOW

The devil hates the Bible and those who quote it, so defeat him by studying it.

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Feb 04, 2021 08:00am

Great Commission Discipleship In Action

When we are obedient to pour into the lives of others, we are Jesus in the flesh.

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Feb 01, 2021 08:00am

10 Things We Want Our Children to Know

Biblical parenting means ensuring that our children become image-barers of Christ.

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Jan 28, 2021 08:00am

Who is the GOAT according to Jesus?

Achieving earthly greatness is meaningless according to the greatest in heaven.

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Jan 17, 2021 08:00am

3 Steps to Make the Greatest Impact

There’s a better way to teach the next generation to bring about change.

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Jan 12, 2021 08:00am

Being Redeemed and Choosing Life

The Greatest Love Story of all time is beautifully portrayed in the Bible through Rulth.

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Dec 21, 2020 08:00am

Telling the Story of Jesus Through Service – Part Four

When God changes your life, the desire to love and serve others will be automatic.

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Dec 14, 2020 08:00am

What is the Story We Should be Telling? Part Three

As we tell our changed-life stories, do we focus on what we did or what Jesus did?

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Dec 07, 2020 08:00am

Are We Telling His Story Through Our Actions? Part Two

Do our actions point others to who Jesus is and his power to save?

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Dec 04, 2020 08:00am

3 Ways to Add Purpose to Everyday Life

A purposeful life requires investing in people’s lives, pointing them to the Light of the World.

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Nov 30, 2020 08:00am

Do You Love to Tell the Story? Part One

Do your words point to Jesus or do they carelessly divide the body of Christ?

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Oct 30, 2020 08:00am

Being a Homemaker is Not Repressive

Whether a woman works inside or outside the home she carries a load she doesn’t often get credit for.

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Oct 28, 2020 08:00am

What is Your Church’s Disciple Making DNA?

A healthy church should be obedient to what God has clearly commanded: making disciples

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Oct 23, 2020 08:00am

From Nicaragua to Cuba and Discovering Truth

Throughout their ministry the Gaitans have seen how God plants seeds in people’s hearts.

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Sep 29, 2020 08:00am

Being Certain and Being Right Are Two Different Things

My objective that day was to get to the hospital in downtown Chicago before the surgery to have prayer with […]

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Sep 07, 2020 08:00am

This is How a Church Should Actually Function

We are commanded by Christ to “make disciples,” but somewhere along the way, making disciples became counting converts to some.   […]

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Sep 05, 2020 08:00am

Loving, Leading and Learning From Your Family is the Greatest Gift You Could Give Them

Don’t Hide Kids love to run around, scream, and laugh. Hide and seek is the go-to game at the moment […]

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Aug 30, 2020 08:00am

In a Social Justice World What is the Real Mission?

So what is the mission of God in a social justice world and what can we take from God’s Word? […]

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Aug 15, 2020 08:00am

Parents’ Guide to Biblical Wisdom

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Aug 09, 2020 08:00am

Is Truth Based on Whatever You Feel?

Pilate asked Jesus in John 18:38, “What is truth?”  And two thousand years later, we’re still asking . . . In […]

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